Grey Tribal Antique Persian Malayer Rug 46837
Ideally suited for a decorator or collector, this singular antique Malayer rug has a kaleidoscopic allover repeating pattern with the traits of a fine city carpet.
Decorative Soft Grey Antique Persian Malayer Rug, Woven In: Persia, Circa: First Quarter Of The 20th Century – Antique Persian Malayer rugs combine the simplicity of individual craftsmanship with the classic elements of traditional Persian rug weaving. This places them in a unique class among people who appreciate the artistry of antique Persian rugs. They are valued for their casual appeal that is the result of creating primitive interpretations of what we generally expect to see as floral rug patterns.
Exceeding the humble village designs and dimensions that area rugs woven in Malayer are prized for. This antique room-sized rug from Persia displays a remarkably sophisticated allover repeating pattern rendered in a refined selection of neutral tones that combine flamboyance and finesse. The steely gunmetal ground is adorned with a dazzling pattern of repeating palmettes, arching vines and botanical flourishes that display kaleidoscopic symmetry. This chic, ultra-refined repeating pattern is framed by richly detailed borders that rival Persia’s best city carpets. These dimensional neutral-tone borders are filled with flaming palmettes and beautiful ash-tipped calyces that are arranged in a dazzling reciprocating pattern. This exceedingly beautiful example of curvilinear designs from the Hamadan region combines richly decorative motifs with superfluous features that are tempered by the elegant, uncharacteristically soft colors.
When shopping and buying area rugs, people are always looking for things that could be used in more than one application. That is what makes versatile antique area rugs such as this so popular. The all over design of this antique Persian Malayer rug, combined with is soft coloration and more tribal approach to design make this piece one of the most transitional types of rugs. It is the type of rug that one could just place and position within a multitude of interior designed room and looks and it will simply look at ease and home.